National Account Manager - DIY Business - Grocery

£55k - 65k per year + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
14 Jun 2018
12 Jul 2018
Sam Gray
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

About the Business:

This well-established, premium consumer business in the DIY Sector are massive globally in the UK Grocery & DIY Market. They’ve been through a massive investment from a PE giant that’s spearheading the growth of the business - the journey is just beginning for them.

You’ll be working with a truly innovative business whose senior management come from some of FMCG’s most prestigious businesses. If you’re looking for something different, exciting and want to impact the actual growth of the business then this is the opportunity for you.

With backing from the PE company, the business is massively upscaling their team - they have a brilliant Senior Leadership team that you can learn from and grow into, so opportunities & progression is inevitable.


About the Opportunity:

National Account Manager – DIY Business – Grocery
South East

  • £55,000 - £65,000 Basic Salary
  • 26 Days Holiday
  • Home/Office Based
  • Car Allowance
  • 30% Bonus
  • Pension
  • Healthcare

A fantastic opportunity for you to lead the way in the Grocery Channel Strategy, working closely with the Sales Director & MD. You’ll be the front person facing the Top 4 Grocery retailers in the market – this is a real chance to make a name for yourself.

This role requires you to have drive and passion for their brands and the business. The company has been trading with these accounts for a considerable amount of time, but there has never been a core focus on them. There’s a real opportunity here to take ownership of this channel and make it the top performer in the business.

You’ll be a National Account Manager in a very fast-paced environment and there’s opportunities to learn from the brilliant team they have and grow yourself in the business and the wider PE world. The role includes full P&L responsibility, JBP Planning, HO Negotiations and the opportunity to work with the biggest retailers in the UK.  

This role is crying out for a highly ambitious person to take the bull by the horns and push the channel in the right direction.


About You:

The National Account Manager role is going to draw out your organisation, efficiency and your hunter mentality skills. You’ll be used to working under pressure and have experience growing product lines and moving into new categories.

If you have any or all of the below skills, then we want to talk to you:

  • Top 4 Grocery or High Street Experience.
  • A high level of understanding in the Grocery Channel.
  • P&L, JBP and HO Negotiation experience within the Grocery Sector.
  • Commercially Astute and a real numbers person.
  • Target driven and has a passion to hit and exceed targets.
  • A real ownership mentality with strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to work alone, as part of a team and/or cross department is essential.
  • You are passionate for yourself, your career and the success of those around you.

If you want to make a name for yourself in the PE world and have experience working with Grocery retailers, then this job could be right up your street. Give me a call to find out more.

Contact me on: or alternatively call me on 01494 360360.


About Us:

Meet PIE. We like to do things differently.

Exceptional sales & marketing recruitment across Consumer, FMCG, Automotive & Business to Business.

Together, we've a lot of strong, traditional, sales and marketing recruitment experience but with a modern, socially led approach to recruiting. We will work with you through your journey to that next position and beyond, offering insight into organisations and into every step of the recruitment process.

Whether you’re actively seeking a position or just want to stay abreast of the latest opportunities in the market then speak to one of our experienced consultants on 01494 360360 – we look forward to being in touch.

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